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  • The use of intermittent sequential pneumatic compression for recovery following exercise.

    Cranston, Adam (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    The modern athletic training schedule requires athletes to regularly complete intense training sessions that induce muscular damage. Recovery strategies are thought to reduce post-exercise fatigue and enhance subsequent ...
  • 4u

    Hinton, Liam Gene (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    I was thirteen the first time I took notice of my body. My girlfriend had left me without citing a reason. I had taken a bath, grabbed a towel and caught myself out the corner of my eye. I have not unnoticed since. Not a ...
  • Bite

    Mitchell, Tori (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Bite is a collection of blunt confessional poetry draped in honesty, identity, and 21st century feminism, examined through lived experience with eating disorders, sexuality, trauma, disconnect from family and culture, love ...
  • Drivers’ response to speed warnings provided by a smart phone app

    Starkey, Nicola J.; Charlton, Samuel G.; Malhotra, Neha; Lehtonen, Esko (2020)
    The distractive effects of mobile phones are well documented, but the recent development of mobile phone apps that provide speed advisory warnings raises the possibility that this technology may be used to improve driver ...
  • Teaching well-being/quality of life from a philosophical perspective

    Weijers, Dan M. (Springer, 2020)
    Before academic disciplines were invented, philosophers were teaching their students about the good life. These days, academics from a broad range of disciplines, including philosophy, teach their students about various ...
  • Spiking Neural Networks and online learning: An overview and perspectives

    Lobo, Jesus L.; Del Ser, Javier; Bifet, Albert; Kasabov, Nikola (2020)
    Applications that generate huge amounts of data in the form of fast streams are becoming increasingly prevalent, being therefore necessary to learn in an online manner. These conditions usually impose memory and processing ...
  • Mode choice and mode commitment in commuters

    Sivasubramaniyam, Rathee D.; Charlton, Samuel G.; Sargisson, Rebecca J. (Elsevier, 2020)
    In New Zealand, like many other developed countries, a majority of trips (67%) involve the use of private cars, producing negative effects on the environment and public health. Interventions aimed to reduce car use can be ...
  • On interpellation: an introduction to specular sociology

    Casser, Joan (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Louis Althusser's theory of interpellation represents certain social phenomena (including, but not limited to: class, state power, philosophy, and art) as being constituted by mirror structures of mis/recognition (cf. ...
  • Living the good life: A meta-analysis of authenticity, well-being and engagement

    Sutton, Anna (Elsevier, 2020)
    The ‘good life’ is described by philosophers and psychologists as consisting of authentic expression of self, a sense of well-being, and active engagement in life and work. Well-being and employee engagement are outcomes ...
  • Kitiaga mo fakamahani e hikihikiaga matagi he tau fifine Niue: tau pūhala he tau hiapo Niue women’s perspectives and experiences of climate change: a hiapo approach

    Pasisi, Jessica Lili (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Indigenous communities in the Pacific are on the front-line of some of the most severe climate change impacts. Pacific leaders have consistently stated the urgent need for climate action (Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, ...
  • Developing a minimum data set, known as a core outcome set, for future infertility research

    Duffy, J. M. N.; Vercoe, M.; Alahwany, H.; Bhattacharya, S.; Collura, B.; Curtis, Cate; Evers, J.L.H.; Farquharson, R.G.; Franik, S.; Giudice, L.; Khalaf, Y.; Knijnenburg, J.M.L.; Leeviers, B.; Legro, R.S.; Lensen, S.; Martinez-Vazquez, J.M.; Mavrelos, D.; Mol, B.W.; Niederberger, C.; Ng, E.H.Y.; Otter, A.S.; Puscasiu, L.; Rautakallio-Hokkanen, S.; Repping, S.; Simpson, J.L.; Strandell, A.; Strawbridge, C.; Torrance, H.L.; Vail, A.; van Wely, M.; Vuong, N.L.; Wang, A.Y.; Wang, R.; Wilkinson, Y.; Youssef, M.A.; Farquhar, C.M. (2020)
    Background: Complex issues, including a failure to consider the perspectives of people with fertility problems when selecting outcomes, variations in outcome definitions, and outcome reporting bias, make the results of ...
  • Teachers’ perceptions of professional learning through social media in environmental education

    Mostafa, Fariba (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Increasingly rapid consumption of natural resources and the production of wastes and their impacts on ecosystems have become unsustainable practices due to the increase in population, technological development and economic ...
  • Disabled people's embodied and emotional geographies of (not)belonging in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Morrison, Carey-Ann; Woodbury, Esther; Johnston, Lynda; Longhurst, Robyn (Elsevier, 2020)
    This article addresses embodied and emotional geographies of (not)belonging for disabled people in Aotearoa New Zealand. The concept of ‘embodied belonging’ is used to show that bodies, things, place and space intersect ...
  • Investigating on-field decision making in rugby union

    Sherwood, Sebastian (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Quick, accurate decision making in sport is essential for successful performance. In this five study thesis, psychological elements of decision making were investigated, guided by real world challenges encountered in a ...
  • Pulse-shaping feed-forward-compensated generator

    Seshadri, Sinduja; Scott, Jonathan B. (2019-05-20)
    A typical electrical stimulator has a battery, step-up converter, voltage regulator, pulse generator with a micro-controller providing the clocking signal. This outputs a step response with a specified amplitude and ...
  • Patient and carer perceived barriers to early presentation and diagnosis of lung cancer: a systematic review.

    Cassim, Shemana; Chepulis, Lynne Merran; Keenan, Rawiri; Kidd, Jacquie; Firth, Melissa; Lawrenson, Ross (2019-01-08)
    BACKGROUND: Lung cancer is typically diagnosed at a late stage. Early presentation and detection of lung cancer symptoms is critical to improving survival but can be clinically complicated and as yet a robust screening ...
  • Brokering practices among international EAL students at a New Zealand university

    Lee, Sherrie (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    The numbers of international students enrolled in higher education in Anglophone countries have increased in the past decade, with the majority of students originating from Asian countries such as China. While it is in the ...
  • 'Time on my side': Experiences of accelerated students who entered university early in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Easter, Ann Marie Davys (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    This qualitative study investigated the lived experiences of 10 young people who had been accelerated in their schooling and entered university at a much earlier age than is typical for students in Aotearoa New Zealand. ...
  • Higher education and the Anthropocene - Towards an ecological approach to higher education policy in New Zealand

    Stratford, Robert James (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    In this thesis I present an ecological direction for higher education policy in Aotearoa/New Zealand. This position is developed through an ecological approach to policy, which includes a postfoundational take on ecological ...
  • Identification of central circuitry components mediating anorexigenic properties of oxytocin

    Klockars, Oscar Andreas (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    Recent years have brought exciting discoveries showing that a neurohormone, oxytocin (OT), acts as an appetite suppressant. Importantly, OT decreases energy needs-driven consumption of high-calorie foods by promoting early ...